A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 14:53:44 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, depth 37.2 km, -149.9606° West, 61.4514° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209dmabj7. Id of event: ak0209dmabj7. Global time and date of event 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 14:53:44 / July 22, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km S of Big Lake, Alaska.
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